When you get a hosting server with the purpose to start your individual web hosting company and to resell plans to various people, you may also want to sell domain names, to give your clients the chance to acquire everything they need for their new site from one place. Becoming an accredited registrar involves thousands of dollars and tons of documentation, so the simplest solution would be to sign up for a domain reseller account with an existing registrar company. Your reseller Internet site will be connected to that account through the registrar's API. Using this type of account has lots of benefits - your customers are able to obtain and to control new domains without difficulty; the price of a brand new registration will be lower compared to what you would have to spend as an end customer; last but not least you'll be able to start reselling immediately. The registrar businesses that offer domain reseller accounts usually require a certain amount of money as a deposit.